New England Recipe Books

Some of these are on my kitchen bookshelf!

 
 

New England Soup Factory

Marjorie Druker is passionate about soups. She fell in love with soups when she first heard the storyStone Soup. After attending Johnston & Whales, Marjorie created the menu for the popular Boston Market restaurant chain, and soups were always her favorite. "My niche is taking what people like to eat and turning it into a soup," she says.

New England Soup Factory soups are like no other soups. And now you can recreate these delicious soups in your own home. The New England Soup Factory Cookbookcontains 100 of Boston's best-tasting traditional and creative soup recipes.

 

The New England Kitchen

Award-winning Boston chef Jeremy Sewall presents contemporary versions of New England classics that capture the flavors of this time-honored cuisine. In this first cookbook to explore contemporary New England fare, Jeremy Sewall adapts the region’s fresh, simple flavors into refined dishes for the home cook. More than one hundred delectable recipes highlight the area’s celebrated farms and fisheries to incorporate distinct flavors throughout the year. For fall and winter, there are hearty dishes such as Maple-Brined Pork Rack with Apple and Leeks and Creamy Oyster Stew with Fennel. Dayboat Cod with Green Garlic Puree perfectly captures springtime, while summer brings the arrival of Sweet Corn, Bacon, and Crab Chowder and Hand-Dug Steamers with Bay Leaf and Thyme. Artful photographs illustrate thoughtful presentations for serving this satisfying food. There is a prep section demonstrating how to cook and eat a lobster, shuck oysters, and cure bacon. The book also includes profiles of a New England farmer, fishermen, and an artisanal beer brewer to capture the new revolutionary spirit.

 

New England Farmgirl 

New England Farmgirl invites readers to learn about growing a garden, buying local, and choosing organic foods. The ultimate delight: it is filled with family heritage recipes―from grandfather’s fudge to greatgrandmother’s molasses cookies, along with recipes created by the author to use the great products harvested in New England. Maple Peach Barbecue Sauce, Strawberry-Raspberry Popsicles, Farmhouse Pumpkin Pound Cake and so many more delightful recipes bring New England farm products to your table.

New England is known for culinary delights, such as blueberries, cranberries and maple syrup. Reading this will be like driving through rural Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. Step back in time and remember the joys of childhood with wonderful farm stands, orchards, and wineries throughout New England.

 

New England Home Cooking: 350 Recipes from Town and Country, Land and Sea, Hearth and Home

A witty, authoritative, and comprehensive celebration of cooking in the New England style with over 350 recipes for soups, salads, appetizers, breads, main courses, vegetables, jams and preserves, and desserts. Brooke Dojny, a native New Englander, has adapted traditional recipes to modern tastes by streamlining cooking methods and adding contemporary ingredients. She has also included such Yankee classics as North End Clams Casino, Wellfleet Oysters on the Half Shell with Mango Mignonette, Hashed Chicken with Dried Cranberries, Maine-Style Molasses Baked Yellow-Eyes, New England Cobb Salad, Shaker Whipped Winter Squash with Cape Cod Cranberries, Wood-Grilled Steak au Poivre with a Vegetable Bouquet, Pan-Seared Venison Steaks with Peppery Beach Plum Sauce, Succulent Braised Chicken Portuguese Style, Little Italy Calamari in Spicy Red Sauce, Grilled Chive-Tarragon Lobster, Reach House Blueberry Cobbler, and Chocolate Bread and Butter Pudding.